Provolone del Monaco

Important Facts
Country of Origin Italy
Specific Origin Municipalities in the Metropolitan City of Naples
Certification PDO (2010)
Milk Type Raw whole cow’s milk
Milk Treatment Raw
Fat Content At least 40 percent on a dry matter basis
Rind Thin and smooth pale-yellow
Texture Compact with eyes
Flavor Sweet and buttery aroma with a pleasant spicy taste
Aroma Sweet and buttery
Colors Cream colored interior
Forms Pear-shaped (without the neck) or melon-shaped
Age At least 6 months
Rennet Type Kid rennet paste or calf liquid rennet or a combination of both

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